SOCI162_Sring2010 - San Jos State University Race and...

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San José State University Race and Ethnic Relations SOCI 162 Section 03 Spring 2010 Instructor: Carlos Garcia Office Location: DMH 216 Telephone: (408) 924-5804 Email: carlos.e.garcia@sjsu.edu Office Hours: Th 4:30 – 6:00 F 9:00 – 12:30 Class Days/Time: TTh 12:00 – 1:15 Classroom: DMH 231 Prerequisites: Completion of core GE, satisfaction of Writing Skills Test and upper division standing. For students who begin continuous enrollment at a CCC or a CSU in Fall 2005 or later, completion of, or co-requisite in a 100W course is required GE/SJSU Studies Category: SJSU Studies Area “S” 3,000 Words Minimum Writing Requirement Courses to meet areas R, S, and V of SJSU Studies must be taken from three different departments. Faculty Web Page This syllabus and most other course material is available at: http://www.sjsu.edu/people/carlos.e.garcia/courses/soc162 Course Description From the catalogue: Analysis of racial and ethnic groups in American society; contacts and conflicts; prejudice and discrimination; dominant and subordinate group status; social structure of racial and ethnic inequality within society. A comparison of global race and ethnic relations From the instructor: Race and Ethnic Relations is a survey class of the sociological subfield of race and ethnicity. The class has two main parts to it. In the first part we will explore some of the concepts and ideas that are used in studying the field. In the second half of the class we will look at different racial/ethnic groups in America and their outcomes
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Course Goals and Student Learning Objectives Learning Objective Activities Describe how identities are shaped by cultural and societal influences within contexts of equality and inequality. Course Readings, Quizzes, Exams, Lecture, and Class Discussion. Describe historical, social, political, and economic processes producing diversity, equality, and structures inequalities in the U.S. Literature Review, Quizzes, Exams, Lecture, and Class Discussion. Describe social actions which have led to greater equality and social justice in the U.S. Course Readings, Quizzes, Exams, Lecture, and Class Discussion. Recognize and appreciate constructive interactions between people from different cultural, racial, and ethnic groups within the U.S. Course Readings, Quizzes, Exams, Lecture, and Class Discussion. Course Requirements Readings: Readings are aimed at giving students a greater understanding of the material and issues discussed in class. The assignments should be completed before class and students should be prepared to discuss the readings. I encourage you to bring in the assigned reading to class on the day it is to be discussed. Exams: Two exams, worth 50 points each , are scheduled and required for this course. Exams are objective and will include true/false, multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions. Note that students are required to bring in two small blue books on each exam day. Annotated
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